Microsoft Corporation operates within the Prepackaged software sector.
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sales of $5.63 billion
of which 71%
was Live Services),
of which 49%
was Small Business & Self-Employed), and
of which 84%
was Cloud and license).
During the second
quarter of 2021, sales at Microsoft totalled
an increase of 21.3%
from the $38.03 billion in sales at the company during the second quarter of 2020.
This was the largest same quarter increase in sales since the second
quarter of 2018.
During the first two
quarters of 2021, sales totalled $87.86 billion, which is
than through the first two quarters of 2020.
During the previous 20 quarters, sales at Microsoft have increased compared with the same quarter in the previous year.
Sales at Microsoft appear to have some seasonality: during each of the previous 8
years, sales have been highest during the fourth quarter, which has accounted for
between 27.0% and 29.4%
of the annual
During the year ended June of 2021, sales at
Microsoft were $168.09 billion.
increase of 17.5%
versus 2020, when the company's sales were $143.02 billion.
This was the fifth consecutive year of sales increases at Microsoft
(and since 2016, sales have increased a total of 97%).
Sales of Intelligent Cloud saw an increase
24.2% in 2021, from
$48.37 billion to $60.08 billion.